AS I OPEN MY EYES

A PEINE J'OUVRE LES YEUX

By Leyla BOUZID

DOC & FILM INTERNATIONAL - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2015


Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2015
Contemporary World Cinema
San Sebastian FF 2015
Film Library (not in selection)
Ventana Sur 2015
European Cinema
Dubai DIFF 2015
BEST MUHR FICTION FEATURE
RDV Unifrance 2016
COLCOA 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, TUNISIA
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 102 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Leyla BOUZID
    • Synopsis
    • Tunis, summer of 2010, a few months before the revolution, Farah turns 18. She joins a politically involved music band, and discovers freedom and sexuality… against her mother Hayet’s will, who knows Tunisia and its taboos. The two women are opposed in a conflict. When Farah finally sets free, it’s to end up in the hands of the state police…
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